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Connecting our community with experts and resources to help you become the best parent version of yourself.

Upcoming Virtual Sessions

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

A Doula's POV: The do's and don'ts for postpartum care

Expecting moms, you won't to miss this! Raye will discuss the importance of emotional and physical support, practical tips for easing the transition into parenthood, and potential challenges that may arise and how to handle them. From infant feeding, processing your birth, navigating fluctuating hormones & family, and your pelvic floor— she's got you covered!

• Raye Parris, RN, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist & Holistic Doula

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

Supporting pelvic health through pregnancy

During this presentation, Rebecca will discuss the pelvic floor's role throughout pregnancy and birth and actionable steps you can take to support your pelvic health through pregnancy and in preparation for delivery.

• Dr. Rebecca Maidansky, PT, DPT, and owner of Lady Bird Physical Therapy

FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

What you should know before you embark on an IVF journey

If you're considering embarking on an IVF journey, there's no doubt that you have many questions and concerns. Join us on an honest and raw discussion about infertility, IVF, loss, and pregnancy after loss, where you'll leave feeling more informed and empowered to make the best decisions for you and your family.

• Alyssa Jennings, Mom and Social Media Influencer, @healthyivf

FRIDAY, JULY 14, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

Building a practical wardrobe for your baby's first year

Stocking your baby's wardrobe can be overwhelming and expensive, but it doesn't have to be! We'll cover all the basics of dressing your little one sustainably from birth to age 1— from how many clothes you'll need as your little one grows to how capsule wardrobes can help simplify your everyday routine. We'll answer all your pressing wardrobe questions (and even help settle the debate on whether snaps or zippers are best!).

• Lauren Gregor, Founder and CEO, Rent a Romper
• Lauren Ezzell, Head of Community & Partnerships, Maple

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

Sleep deprivation: As new parents we can't avoid it, but how can we survive it?

Sleep. You know you need it but can't seem to get it. Unlike what social media will have you believe, you are not destined to be a walking zombie until your kid is 5. Join Amber from Amber Dawn Wellness to learn simple strategies to combat the low energy, brain fog, and general crap mood accompanying sleep deprivation. You may not be able to get to 100% energy without sleep, but you can get pretty close!

• Amber Frauenholtz NTP, RWP, and owner of Amber Dawn Wellness

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

How to play with a newborn baby

Playing with a newborn can feel both overwhelming and sometimes awkward! In this session, we will discuss what play with a newborn realistically looks like, how to read your baby's cues, and some fun ideas/ways to engage your newborn.

• Gabrielle Felman, MS.Ed, LCSW

FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

How Montessori parenting can simplify those first 12 months with baby

Montessori parenting is an extension of Montessori education that honors learning and development as something we can nurture from birth. It's a practice of three things: preparing yourself, preparing your home, and building trust in your baby's natural development. You'll discover how the Montessori method can profoundly impact your family from the beginning!

• Jenna Wawrzyniec, Founder of Holding Space Montessori & Montessori-in-the-home trained

FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM EST

What parents need to know about this coming RSV season

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season is approaching, and while RSV starts with cold-like symptoms, it can become much more serious— resulting in 57,000 hospitalizations in children under five every year. Dr. Steven Goudy is breaking down everything parents and caregivers need to know about RSV, so you can feel confident about caring for your little one's health.

• Dr. Steven Goudy, Pediatric ENT, Founder & Chief Medical Officer at Dr. Noze Best


Past Virtual Sessions


Building your first baby registry with second-time wisdom

• Sarah Hollingsworth, Founder & CEO, Poppylist
• Emily Greenberg, Head of Content, Poppylist
• Kim Jolasun, Founder & CEO, Villie


Meet The Speakers

The experts with the credentials, delivering the solicited advice we asked for.

Raye Parris, RN, CBS-Doula
Registered Nurse, Certified Breastfeeding Specialist, and Holistic Doula

A woman's health nurse practitioner and a maternal child health advocate, working to help families thrive.

Dr. Rebecca Maidansky
PT, DPT, and owner of Lady Bird
Physical Therapy

Dr. Maidansky has over 10,000 hours of clinical experience working as a pelvic floor physical therapist.

Dr. Steven Goudy
MD, Director of Pediatric Otolaryngologyat Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Goudy is the Founder of Dr. NozeBest, an infant nasal suction device to help congested babies breath better.

Meet All the Speakers

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